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Housing Counselor/Intake Screener

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Housing Rights Center | Los Angeles, CA
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Housing Rights Center


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Published 11 days ago

March 2, 2020
February 21, 2020
$37,000 - $37,000Depending on experience


Housing Counselor/Intake Screener


The Housing Rights Center (HRC) is seeking a Housing Counselor/Intake Screener. HRC’s mission is to actively support and promote fair housing through education and advocacy, to the end that all persons have the opportunity to secure the housing they desire and can afford, without discrimination based on their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, familial status, marital status, disability, ancestry, age, source of income, or other characteristics protected by law. HRC serves L.A. City, L.A. County, and parts of Ventura County. HRC has a full-time staff of 32 and offers the following services: (1) Housing Discrimination Complaint Investigation, (2) Legal Services, (3) Outreach and Education, and (4) Landlord/Tenant Counseling. The Housing Counselor will work primarily out of HRC’s office in Pasadena, California, during weekday hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., but may be expected to work on occasion at other Los Angeles locations.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Counsel tenants and landlords regarding their legal rights and responsibilities.
  • Screen incoming calls and walk-ins for possible evidence of discriminatory conduct.
  • Return calls and (rarely) staff workshops.
  • Work to resolve housing disputes and issues through dispute resolution (will be trained).
  • Participate in education, outreach, and fair housing training activities.
  • Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A demonstrated sincere interest in helping others and social justice issues.
  • Knowledge of landlord/tenant and/or fair housing laws preferred but HRC will train.
  • Strong people and customer service type skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Reliable and detail-oriented.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

  • Competitive and DOE. HRC offers an excellent benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance. A 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution is available after one year of employment. A generous paid holiday, vacation, and sick leave package is also provided.

APPLICATIONS:  Please e-mail or mail a resume AND cover letter (no phone calls, please) describing your interest and qualifications to:

Laurel Steven, Office Manager, E-mail: lsteven@housingrightscenter.org

Mail:   Housing Rights Center, 3255 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1150, Los Angeles, CA 90010


DEADLINE: February 21, 2020 (but strongly encouraged to apply early)

Posted on February 7, 2020


HRC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER



Housing Counselor/Intake Screener


The Housing Rights Center (HRC) is seeking a Housing Counselor/Intake Screener. HRC’s mission is to actively support and promote fair housing through education and advocacy, to the end that all persons have…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

HRC offers an excellent benefits package including a 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution.

HRC offers an excellent benefits package including a 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution.

Level of Language Proficiency

 Spanish speaking skills are a plus

 Spanish speaking skills are a plus

How to Apply

Please e-mail or mail a resume AND cover letter (no phone calls, please) describing your interest and qualifications to:

Laurel Steven

E-mail: lsteven@housingrightscenter.org

Mail:   Housing Rights Center, 3255 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1150, Los Angeles, CA 90010

Please e-mail or mail a resume AND cover letter (no phone calls, please) describing your interest and qualifications to:

Laurel Steven

E-mail: lsteven@housingrightscenter.org

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Location

3255 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1150, Los Angeles, CA 90010

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